Explosives seized; major tragedy averted in Karnah by Army and Police

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Srinagar: In a major success, Security Forces deployed in Karnah on Monday seized 15 sticks of plastic explosives were recovered.

Giving details, sources said that police on Sunday night had received specific intelligence inputs about explosives likely to be transhipped near Jama Masjid of Tangdhar. Security Forces increased alertness level and monitored the area through a comprehensive surveillance grid.

At 4:50 pm on Monday, a detailed search by the Army Bomb Disposal Team led to recovery of the explosives which was supposedly being transhipped to hinterland. The operation was conducted in the heart of Tangdhar market with no inconvenience to locals as per the market vendors who were eye witness to the precision operation.